When you purchase music, movies or books from Amazon or Apple’s iTunes store, you might be under the impression that that material is yours to enjoy forever; that’s how CDs and paper books work, after all. Why rent You’ve Got Mail for $3.99 every few months when you can “own” it and watch it whenever, forever, for $9.99?
But you’d be mistaken. Anything digital is temporary, even if you clicked “purchase” rather than “rent.” One unfortunate side effect of that you won’t experience with a physical book or record: Your purchases may just disappear if licensing agreements change.
Amazon’s digital assistant Alexa will be installed in some US Marriott-owned hotels, following a partnership between the two firms.
Its functions will include ordering room service, housekeeping and providing concierge advice, the firm said.
They say a picture paints a thousand words – and judging by the look on this moggy’s face, we’re inclined to agree.
Maybe if cats ruled the earth, the earth would be a well-oiled machine, with things done efficiently and correctly.
Seattle, WA If you’re an Amazon.com customer, you could soon be getting your physical merchandise delivered to you by mule.
Cuiabá, Brazil — Health and nutrition experts worldwide are hailing the discovery in the Amazon Rainforest of a new species of parasitic worms that thrive on animal adipose tissue, saying they could potentially revolutionize the fight against obesity in humans.